Who Profits from Global English? Reply to Hultgren

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Abstract

In my reply to Hultgren, I suggest introducing further aspects into the discussion of ‘global English’, like the question not only of ownership of a language but also of ownership and control of the communication channels, the problematic status of metaphors like ‘market’, the connection between global English and the narrowing of the base of available knowledge, the importance of a shared language, and the relevance of the ideology of globalism for discourses of global English.
Translated title of the contributionHvem har gavn af globalt engelsk?: Svar til Hultgren
Original languageEnglish
JournalNordic Journal of English Studies
Volume19
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)143-150
Number of pages8
ISSN1502-7694
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2020

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